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SCOTUS Nixes Part Of Law Requiring Deportation Of Convicted Immigrants

(CNN) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday invalidated a provision of federal law that requires the mandatory deportation of immigrants who have been convicted of some “crimes of violence,” holding that the law is unconstitutionally vague. 794 more words

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Supreme Court Hears Case About Online Sales Tax Collection

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sounded concerned Tuesday about doing away with a rule that has meant consumers don’t get charged sales tax on some online purchases. 512 more words

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Bringing a Lawbook to a Gunfight

An interesting case came out of the US Supreme Court ten days ago.  In May 2010 three officers of the University of Arizona Police Department responded to a callout regarding a woman acting erratically (hacking a tree with a knife).  315 more words

Summer Zervos v Donald Trump, the long road

Trump’s lawyers have appealed the NY State Supreme court decision that the defamation suit brought by Summer Zervos would continue to be heard, to the Appellate Court.  664 more words

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First Principles: The Evidence For Christianity's Truthfulness Requires Only Honest Examination

“The evidence of the truth of Christianity requires only to be carefully examined to produce conviction in candid minds… they who undertake that task will derive advantages.” 413 more words

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U.S. high court skeptical toward California law on anti-abortion centers — The Crusader Journal

By Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A California law that requires Christian-based facilities that steer pregnant women away from abortion to post notices about the availability of state-subsidized abortions ran into trouble at the U.S.

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Supreme Court upholds new Pa. congressional district map, rejecting Republican challenge

Supreme Court upholds new Pa. congressional district map, rejecting Republican challenge

by Jonathan Lai & Liz Navratil, Philadelphia Inquirer, 3/19/18

HARRISBURG — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to the new congressional map imposed by the state high court, assuring that the redrawn lines would be used in the 2018 elections. 116 more words

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